Tips for Planning Your Next Deep Sea Fishing Trip

The waters of Cape Code Bay are well known for its excellent deep-sea fishing. During the fishing season, you can angle Codfish, Pollock, Haddock, Mackerel, Flounder, and even occasionally Bluefish. When you set out from Plymouth on a guided deep-sea fishing tour, you will be provided with everything you need to potentially catch that trophy fish you’ve always dreamed of. To make sure that you have an unforgettable trip, here are a few tips for planning your next deep-sea fishing tour.

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Ward Off Motion Sickness

If you are a novice fisherman who has never gone deep sea fishing, be prepared for the onset of motion sickness. There are over-the-counter medications you can take to alleviate the symptoms of motion sickness. Even if you’ve never experienced motion sickness before, bring medication along with you in case you start feeling sick. After all, you don’t want to have your deep-sea fishing trip ruined by a bout of motion sickness.

Dress Appropriately

Depending on when you will be embarking on your deep-sea fishing trip, make sure to dress appropriately for the weather you will encounter. Even on warm spring days, winds off the Atlantic and frigid ocean water spray can cause your body temperature to drop. Bring a poncho in case of rain, and pack an extra sweater or two to ensure that you are comfortable on your trip.

Go With the Experts

Even if you’ve been fishing before, deep-sea fishing is an entirely different experience. Captain John Boats offers guided deep-sea fishing tours complete with everything you need to have an unforgettable time. Rod and reel rentals are available, and bait is always free. We will even help you clean your fish and bag it for the trip home.

To learn more about Captain John Whale Watching & Fishing Tours, visit our website or call us at (508) 746-2643. We offer some of the finest fishing tours in Massachusetts. And if you are a whale lover, be sure to ask about our whale watching tours as well!

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